Tagged: Wise Response

Sign up: Wise Response group petitions parliament to take climate, sustainability seriously - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 05, 2014

The Wise Response group, set up a year ago to build public and political awareness of the need for a serious review of New Zealand’s future policy directions on climate change, economics and sustainability, has launched a petition to persuade parliament that a “national risk assessment” is urgently required. From the Avaaz petition page: This […] … Read More

Symptoms too serious to ignore: a call to face up to NZ’s critical risks - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 25, 2013

A loose affiliation of New Zealand’s great and good will launch an appeal to parliament next week, asking for a dispassionate and non-partisan risk assessment of the “unprecedented threats to our collective security” facing the country as a result of climate change, fossil fuel extraction and economic uncertainty. The Wise Response group features poets, writers, [...] … Read More